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Continue Your Journey into Psychology with. A Top-Ranked MSc. from UWL

Enhancing one’s knowledge and skills through advanced learning opportunities is not only a professional expectation but also a personal responsibility for psychologists. ANC School of Postgraduate Education is committed to helping psychology/ science/ MBBS graduates re-align their education with their career goals or reboot their career. ANC offers MSc. in Clinical and Health Psychology in joint partnership with the UWL. In addition to providing “a complete grounding in the theory, themes, professional issues, and practical skills central to stage 1 health psychology training,” the program will ensure that students keep their knowledge and skills up-to-date.
It’s noteworthy that, upon successful completion of this 12 month degree program, students launch lucrative careers in a number of settings, including hospitals and community health settings, health research units, public health departments and university departments, consultancy companies, and work alongside other medical professionals, such as general practitioners, nurses, dieticians, and surgeons.
“Given the demand for health care psychologists is increasing, our students can land a rewarding career either in Sri Lanka or abroad… Students learn to critically analyze complex issues in the field of Health or Clinical Psychology, make informed judgments, and communicate and discuss these effectively with diverse audiences,” says Dr. Mojgan Shadbash, the Head of ANC Psychology Degree Programs.
Entry criteria
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/ Sociology/ Science/ MBBS
12 Months (weekend/ weekday evening schedule)
• Bio psychosocial Issues in Health Psychology
• Individual Differences in the Psychology of Health and Illness
• Chronic Disorder and Health Psychology Interventions
• Advanced Research Methods
• Practice and Professional Issues in Health Psychology
• Supervised Research Project
University of West London: The Career University
UWL offers a career focused education developed for today’s knowledge-based economy, and its reputation is stronger in several fields, including law, business, psychology, hospitality, and music in terms of student satisfaction, career prospects, industrial connections, teaching standards, etc.
• Ranked #50 in the Guardian League Table 2019
• Ranked #56 in the Times Good University Guide in 2018
• 98% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation*
• Ranked as the top modern university**in London, 8th modern university in the UK**
• The biggest overall National rise over the 2016/17 academic year in The Times/Sunday Times, The Guardian and The Complete University Guide league tables.
• Ranked top in London for teaching quality and student experience – The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
• Best university in London for teaching, learning opportunities, assessment and feedback and academic support – National Student Survey results – 2017
• “Silver” status in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
• The best modern university in London for student satisfaction*** – National Student Survey 2017
• UWL leadership team recognized as an ‘Outstanding Leadership and Management Team’ at THE Leadership and Management Awards 2017
• Recognized by the International Association of Universities (UGC recognized international university)
• Our graduates achieve the second highest starting salaries of all the London modern universities.
*These are the latest figures according to Employment Performance Indicators (EPI) released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency HESA in 2017.
**Modern universities are defined as higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992. UWL received the rankings listed above when compared to all other modern universities ranked in the guides / surveys cited.
According to the National Student Survey 2017 question 27, Overall Satisfaction, compared to other modern universities in London.
ANC School of Postgraduate Education
ANC has also produced hundreds of psychology graduates through its collaboration with renowned universities at the forefront of world class research in psychology. The MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology program is one step forward, and it’s the first of its kind to be launched in the history of private education in Sri Lanka. ANC boasts an outstanding faculty; they have demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarly research. There are both full-time and part-time faculty members who combine teaching with the professional work in the field of psychology. They bring a depth of intellectual expertise and academic curiosity to the classrooms, and courses are taught through in-depth discussions and workshops in addition to lectures, tutorials, seminars, and practical experience, and internship (optional).
Research dissertations are supervised by the UWL professors to ensure that they are in line with the UK Quality Code for Higher Education. Our students also have access to the UWL’s online library and make use of Blackboard’s virtual classroom. What’s more, ANC hosts UWL professors as visiting faculty, who further enrich postgraduate degree programs.
Visit ANC for an information session on the MSc Clinical & Health Psychology Programme-
Date19th July 2018 / Time: 6pm-7pm. Speak to our senior student counsellors for Programme details.
For more information, please contact 0777449966 or visit us at No. 308, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 3.

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